Wed.May 15, 2019

Partnership v. Membership: Is There a Membership Role for Suppliers?

Spark Consulting

In my previous post in this series, I concluded with the question: What role, if any, does supplier membership play in this ecosystem?

7 Proven Ways to Increase Member Retention Right Now

Wild Apricot

Here are 7 proven ways to increase Member Retention. Expert Advice, Real life examples, research, and more. By the end, you'll have the blueprints to create a solid strategy to start increasing member retention at your organization right away

Be a helping hand for your members through their career journey

YourMembership Blog

Separate career goals and separate learning goals are great to have. But, by combining the two sets of goals, members can really start to make their dreams a reality. Chocolate and peanut butter. Strawberry and banana. Burger and fries. These pairings just fit. Each is great as a standalone item, but by putting them together, The post Be a helping hand for your members through their career journey appeared first on YourMembership.

Brewers Association Grants Will Support Events Focused on Diversity and Inclusion

Associations Now

Thoughts on a Merger Last week the craft beer industry was abuzz with discussion of a possible merger of two of the largest independent brewers in the country—The Boston Beer Company (the makers of Sam Adams) and Dogfish Head (known for its namesake 90 Minute IPA).

Breaking Down Silos with Coffee Chats

Association Adviser

How the American College of Radiology is eliminating silos between departments and onsite/remote employees with a simple tool they've dubbed "Coffee Chats.". The post Breaking Down Silos with Coffee Chats appeared first on Association Adviser. Features From the Front Lines Membership

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Five Years Later: The Ice Bucket Challenge Cofounders’ New Challenge for the Public

Associations Now

The ALS Association and two of the three cofounders of the popular 2014 viral campaign are now calling on supporters to help them finish fighting ALS in a new campaign. Much progress has been made.

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Is Online Ad Placement Tanking Your Association’s Brand?

Associations Now

In the online advertising world, organizations often have little say about where their ads appear, but having ads show up next to violent content or articles that run counter to your mission can tarnish your reputation. A look at the problem and some solutions.

10 Traits of an Innovation Mindset for Your Association


Associations can’t fulfill their missions without innovation. Innovation helps organizations create and improve processes, products, services, and experiences for their members, customers, staff, and audiences.

Daily Buzz: Upcoming Challenges for Meeting Planners

Associations Now

This year has been productive for planners. But if current trends are accurate, 2020 will be challenging for the events industry. Also: Set up your board for governing success.

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Website Evaluation Survey: 8 Questions to Ask Your Members


Your website is the hub of online member engagement. It’s where your members go to access content, view and register for upcoming events, interact with other members - the list of benefits goes on and on. So having a good website - one members find easy to use and valuable - is of utmost importance.

Three Trends to Watch in the Loyalty Program Space

Associations Now

Spurred on by Amazon, retailers are upping their loyalty program game—and associations that focus on loyalty might want to keep an eye on the perks and pitfalls. One such pitfall? Cybersecurity.